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  • Covid-19 NewsThailand’s new Covid-19 infections drop to 32 today, 0 deaths reported

    Thailand’s new Covid-19 infections drop to 32 today, 0 deaths reported

    A spokesman for the Thailand Covid-19 Coronavirus Situation Centre announced a total of 32 new cases of Covid-19 at this morning’s daily press briefing, down from yesterday’s 33, bringing the national total to 2765 since the start of the outbreak in January. No new deaths were reported, and the toll remains steady at 47. The spokesman told reporters that an…

  • World NewsIndonesia now leads SE Asia in Covid-19 cases

    Indonesia now leads SE Asia in Covid-19 cases

    Indonesia is now leading the region with the highest number of Covid-19 cases. 407 new coronavirus cases were announced yesterday, taking the total of reported infections to 5,923, passing the Philippines as the country with the highest number of cases in Southeast Asia. At the start of April Indonesia had only reported 1,677 cases leaving epidemiologists to ponder how the…

  • Covid-19 News28 new Covid-19 cases (Friday), one more death, as recovery rate reaches 62%

    28 new Covid-19 cases (Friday), one more death, as recovery rate reaches 62%

    Health officials confirmed 28 more Covid-19 cases at this morning’s daily press briefing, down from 29 yesterday, bringing the national total to 2,700. An additional death brings that tally to 47. 96 more patients have recovered and been sent home, bringing the total of recoveries to 1689, or 62.5% since the outbreak began in January. There were 30 new cases…

  • Covid-19 NewsNew national Covid-19 cases drop to 29 (Thursday), 3 more dead

    New national Covid-19 cases drop to 29 (Thursday), 3 more dead

    Thai health officials today confirmed 29 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hour period, and 3 more deaths, bringing Thailand’s total number of patients to 2,672 since the beginning of the outbreak. This continues an encouraging downward trend, with 54 new cases a week ago, 50 on Friday, 45 on Saturday, 33 on Sunday, 28 on Monday and 34…

  • Covid-19 NewsThailand Covid-19 cases rise to 34 (Tuesday), 1 more death

    Thailand Covid-19 cases rise to 34 (Tuesday), 1 more death

    Thai health officials today confirmed 34 new Covid-19 cases from around the country, bringing the total to 2,613 since the beginning of the outbreak. There was one additional death, a Bangkok bus driver, raising the country’s death toll to 41. Today’s number is higher than the 28 recorded yesterday, and comes after five straight days of declines since the 111 recorded…

  • Covid-19 NewsNew virus cases nationwide fall to 28 (Monday)

    New virus cases nationwide fall to 28 (Monday)

    Health officials confirmed 28 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in the country today, bringing the total to 2,579 since the outbreak began in January. There were 2 additional deaths announced today, bringing the national tally to 40. Today’s new infections are fewer than yesterday’s 33, marking the fifth consecutive day of declines since a spike to 111 on April…

  • Covid-19 NewsWith more than 20,000 deaths, US surpasses Italy’s total of deceased coronavirus patients

    With more than 20,000 deaths, US surpasses Italy’s total of deceased coronavirus patients

    Deaths from the Covid-19 coronavirus in the US topped 20,000 yesterday (20,577 to be precise), surpassing Italy, previously the world’s hardest-hit country. It was a grim start to the Easter holiday weekend on which US President Donald Trump had earlier hoped to “reopen the country”. With the report of 1,863 new deaths nationally yesterday, the US has reached two grim…

  • Covid-19 News33 new coronavirus infections confirmed, 3 more deaths (Sunday)

    33 new coronavirus infections confirmed, 3 more deaths (Sunday)

    33 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Thailand today (Sunday), and 3 more deaths. The total number of infections in Thailand since the outbreak began now stands at 2551. There have been 38 deaths. A spokesman for the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration says the deaths were 2 Thai men, aged 74 and 44, and a 65 year…

  • Covid-19 NewsThailand confirms 54 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths (Thursday)

    Thailand confirms 54 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths (Thursday)

    A spokesman for the Health Ministry and the Covid-19 Coronavirus Situation Response Center confirmed 54 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Thailand today, less than half of yesterday’s 111. The new cases bring the total number of infections in the country to 2,423. Two additional deaths were reported as an 82 year old Thai man and a Frenchman aged…

  • Covid-19 News111 new Thai coronavirus cases. 3 more deaths, all foreigners

    111 new Thai coronavirus cases. 3 more deaths, all foreigners

    Thailand’s National Covid-19 Coronavirus Disease Management Centre has announced 111 new confirmed cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus today. Total cases now stand at 2,369 nationwide. 3 foreign men died, pushing the total death toll up to 30. 42 of today’s new cases were all returnees from a religious festival in Indonesia. The new fatalities include a 48 year old Russian man…

  • Covid-19 NewsNew coronavirus cases in Thailand fall to 38, 1 more death

    New coronavirus cases in Thailand fall to 38, 1 more death

    “The lower number of daily new cases and the slower increase in accumulated patients apparently resulted from the nationwide curfew starting on April 3.” In another dramatic drop, Thailand’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported only 38 new Covid-19 coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, and one additional death in its daily press briefing today (Tuesday). The cumulative death…

  • Covid-19 NewsIndonesian cases spike, 24 doctors have now died

    Indonesian cases spike, 24 doctors have now died

    The Indonesian archipelago has announced its highest daily increase in Covid-19 coronavirus cases. There has also been a concerning rise in the deaths of doctors and health workers at the frontline of the national fight against the disease. Statistics have doubled in the last week. The 218 new coronavirus cases took the number overall in Indonesia to 2,491. The 209 confirmed…

  • Covid-19 NewsUK suffers largest one day increase in Covid-19

    UK suffers largest one day increase in Covid-19

    The United Kingdom has recorded 708 new deaths from coronavirus today, the largest one day rise since the outbreak began. Figures released yesterday by the Department of Health and Social Care, suggest a total of 4,313 people have now died in the UK. In a press briefing yesterday, UK cabinet minister Michael Gove opened by saying “Our thoughts today are…

  • Covid-19 News102 new Covid-19 cases today (Sunday), total now 2,169, 3 more deaths

    102 new Covid-19 cases today (Sunday), total now 2,169, 3 more deaths

    Thailand now has 2,169 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, after the newly formed Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported 102 new cases this morning (Sunday). 3 new deaths were also reported, bringing the total to 23 since the outbreak first emerged in January. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman for the centre and the Public Health Ministry, made the announcements at today’s…

  • Covid-19 NewsThailand: 89 new coronavirus cases confirmed, 1 new death (Saturday)

    Thailand: 89 new coronavirus cases confirmed, 1 new death (Saturday)

    Thailand now has an ‘official’ total of 2067 Covid-19 coronavirus cases, with 89 new cases confirmed over the last 24 hours and 1 new death reported. Total reported deaths now stand at 20. A spokesman for the government’s newly formed Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, made the announcement today (Saturday). This is the lowest daily number in some time, perhaps…

  • Covid-19 News103 new virus Covid-19 coronavirus cases confirmed, 4 more deaths

    103 new virus Covid-19 coronavirus cases confirmed, 4 more deaths

    Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Thailand rose to 1,978 with 103 cases confirmed since yesterday and another 4 patients dying. Taveesin Visanuyothin, spokesman for the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, made the announcement today. Total deaths nationwide now stand at 19. Today’s number continues a hopeful trend of new cases in Thailand overall dropping as restrictions tighten across the country…

  • Covid-19 NewsThailand coronavirus cases rise to 1771, two more deaths

    Thailand coronavirus cases rise to 1771, two more deaths

    Thailand now has 1771 Covid-19 coronavirus cases, with 120 new cases confirmed over the last 24 hours and 2 more patients dying.The government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration made the announcement this morning (April 1). The cases are divided into three groups… The first group of 51 are connected to cluster cases. One person joins the “boxing match cluster,” 11…

  • Covid-19 NewsUPDATE: 91 new coronavirus cases, 1 more death in Thailand (Friday March 27)

    UPDATE: 91 new coronavirus cases, 1 more death in Thailand (Friday March 27)

    Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and Department of Disease Control and confirmed a 91 new cases of the the Covid19 coronavirus at their daily press briefing this morning (March 27). There was also an additional death reported. The new numbers bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1136 and deaths to 5. Two Thais have also…

  • Covid-19 NewsLies, damn lies and statistics – reporting the ‘stats’ of Covid-19

    Lies, damn lies and statistics – reporting the ‘stats’ of Covid-19

    The world pushed through the half a million new cases today, along with 24,000+ deaths, as authorities around the globe struggle to contain the Covid-19 virus as it continues to spread. Today there are 532,000+ active cases, and growing quickly, some 60,000 more identified cases than there were just two days ago. The USA is now the leader in cases,…

  • Covid-19 NewsCovid-19 UPDATE: US records nearly 10,000 new cases, Thailand total 827 cases

    Covid-19 UPDATE: US records nearly 10,000 new cases, Thailand total 827 cases

    Today the world’s numbers of cases surge past 400,000. Two days ago the numbers were 50,000 less. The current hotspots are the US and Europe where the pandemic is still spreading swiftly. The US had the largest batch of new cases in the past 24 hours, adding nearly 10,000 new cases to its 53,609 total – 9,875 cases in the…

  • Covid-19 NewsItalian coronavirus strain may be more dangerous than Wuhan version

    Italian coronavirus strain may be more dangerous than Wuhan version

    “We are fighting an enemy which is more devastating than any weapon or army. The enemy keeps multiplying every day and gains the upper hand if we do not change our way of life. The only way to defeat this enemy is for all of us to do these simple things. Practise social distancing and avoid crowded places, and we…

  • Covid-19 News33 new cases announced for Thailand, total rises to 147

    33 new cases announced for Thailand, total rises to 147

    Yesterday’s announcement of 32 new cases of Covid-19 coronavirus, the most on any single day in Thailand, has been surpassed today with the announcement of 33 new cases for Monday. The total number of infections in Thailand is now 147 people. 36 patients have recovered, 108 are still in hospital and one person has died. Seventeen of the new cases…

  • World NewsSouth Korea wages “all-out response” – cases exceed 4,000

    South Korea wages “all-out response” – cases exceed 4,000

    “The government is now waging all-out responses after raising the crisis alert to the highest level.” South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has announced that is government will wage “all-out responses” in response to the outbreak of coronavirus which has added 476 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total of infections to 4,212. The death toll in South…

  • Road deathsBiker killed, 5 injured in bike/van crash south of Bangkok

    Biker killed, 5 injured in bike/van crash south of Bangkok

    One man is dead and another 5 passengers injured after a big bike the man was driving slammed into a van making a U-turn along Old Sukhumvit road in the main business district. The incident occurred at about 8pm in tambon Bang Pu Mai, on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, south of Bangkok. 32 year old Paveena Ratpipop, a…

  • Covid-19 NewsCoronavirus UPDATE: Vietnam village quarantined, worldwide cases reach 64,448

    Coronavirus UPDATE: Vietnam village quarantined, worldwide cases reach 64,448

    Latest coronavirus stats Infected patients worldwide reaches 64,448 whilst the death toll from the coronavirus has plateaued in the past 24 hours to 1,383. According to the Chinese National Health Commission, the current number of infections of coronavirus (aka. covid-2019) in mainland China is 63,8591, up some 5,000 from the day before. 7,101 patients have now full recovered. There are at…

  • Phuket NewsUPDATE: Phuket speedboats crash: 2 children dead, 22 injured – VIDEO

    UPDATE: Phuket speedboats crash: 2 children dead, 22 injured – VIDEO

    “…both boat drivers have been charged with reckless driving causing death and injury.” Two Russian children have died and some 22 people were injured following a high-speed speedboat collision off Phuket’s east coast just before 8am this morning. The incident occurred in the channel linking Phuket’s two main east coast marinas with the Phang Nga Bay on the east side of…

  • Covid-19 NewsCoronavirus UPDATE: 7 more cases in Thailand, WHO battling fake virus news

    Coronavirus UPDATE: 7 more cases in Thailand, WHO battling fake virus news

    The number of worldwide coronavirus deaths has now reached 813, exceeding the number of those killed during the SARS outbreak in 2002/2003. In Hubei province, the centre of the outbreak in mid-December, the death toll has reached 780. Significantly, all but one of the overall total deaths deaths reported have been in mainland China and Hong Kong. 37,553 people are currently infected…

  • Covid-19 NewsCoronavirus UPDATE: Thursday afternoon, 1,200+ patients now fully recovered

    Coronavirus UPDATE: Thursday afternoon, 1,200+ patients now fully recovered

    As of Thursday afternoon, World Health Organisation officials have raised the death toll to 565, with a total of 28,299 cases identified around the world. The number of full recoveries now exceeds 1,200 and rising fast as many of the earlier cases progress to full recovery. Below we’ve catalogued a lot of the latest news from around the world from…

  • Covid-19 NewsCoronavirus UPDATE – Confirmed cases surpass 20,000

    Coronavirus UPDATE – Confirmed cases surpass 20,000

    There are now 20,638 cases of the Novel Coronavirus . So far, there have been 427 deaths, all but one in China. There have also been 688 people recovering from the virus. Importantly, the death rate has been only 2%, a low rate compared to similar outbreaks of flu-like viruses in the past. Even though the outbreak has spread around…

  • Covid-19 NewsCoronavirus UPDATE – Confirmed cases exceed 17,000, 362 deaths

    Coronavirus UPDATE – Confirmed cases exceed 17,000, 362 deaths

    The Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has now spread to 27 countries and territories worldwide. There are 17,387 confirmed cases and 362 deaths as of this morning. Welcome to our Monday morning update as we enter a new month with the coronavirus still growing , both inside China and outside, with the first death outside China over the weekend – a 44…